L(+)-Mandelate Dehydrogenase of the Yeast Rhodotorula graminis

Yasin, Muhammad (1992) L(+)-Mandelate Dehydrogenase of the Yeast Rhodotorula graminis. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

1. Rhodotorula grandnis KGX-39 is an imperfect yeast and can grow on mandelate as sole source of carbon and energy. D(-)-Mandelate dehydrogenase and L(+)-mandelate dehydrogenase oxidise the respective enantiomers of mandelate to phenylglyoxylate which in turn is metabolized by peripheral and secondary metabolic pathways to succinate and acetyl-CoA and these enter into the central metabolic pathways. The objective of the work described in this thesis was to purify and characterise the L(+)-mandelate dehydrogenase and to compare it with other similar prokaryotic and eukaryotic enzymes.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Biochemistry
Date of Award: 1992
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1992-77316
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:12
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:12
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77316

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